Tool and Usage
Crowbar is a brute forcing tool that can be used during penetration tests. Unlike other similar tools it uses different methods to achieve its goal.
Why this tool?
While most brute forcing tools take a similar approach, Crowbar can use different methods that are not always available in other utilities. For example, Crowbar can use SSH keys, instead of the typical username and password combination. This might be useful during penetration testing when these type of details are discovered.
Crowbar was formally known as Levye.
Usage and audience
Crowbar is commonly used for penetration test. Target users for this tool are pentesters.
- + The source code of this software is available
History and highlights
- Demoed at Black Hat USA 2014
- Demoed at Black Hat USA 2015
Author and Maintainers
Crowbar is under development by Gökhan Alkan.
Support operating systems
Crowbar is known to work on Linux.